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Riley, Bridget (1931–)

Riley, Bridget (1931–)

British painter. Name variations: Bridget Louise Riley. Born 1931 in London, England; studied at Goldsmiths College of Art in London, 1949–52, and Royal College of Art; never married.

Taught art and traveled in Europe before gaining recognition for exhibition at Gallery One (1962); became associated with Op Art movement of 1960s; work has appeared in several retrospectives and is held in major collections; had an exhibition at Serpentine Gallery which drew long lines (2000).

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